Research could revolutionize farming in developing world

15 octubre 2015

A brand new technology has the potential to reduce crop losses across the developing world and boost the incomes of subsistence farmers, report scientists. The technology is designed to combat parasitic ‘nematodes’ – microscopic worms which infect crop plants from the soil, and are responsible for a 12.3% reduction in global agricultural productivity, a loss of around £100 billion annually.